Prospecting & Detecting
Gold In The Midwest—Part II: Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio
January 2020 by Alex Dolbeare
In this article, I am going to take a look at three Midwest states and go through some of the prime places for prospectors to find nice local gold there.
Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part III
The higher the sensitivity setting, the louder and sharper the signal from a gold nugget or other metal target.
Mineralization, Ground Balance and Metal Detecting
The right ground balance setting for the conditions you are working is critical. If your detector isn’t set properly, you will lose depth of detection, sometimes to an extreme degree.
Hard Rock 101: Breaking Rock—Part I
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
Think You Got It All? Guess Again!
Ophir—Possibly the Best Kept Secret in Alaska—Part II
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
The Subsurface Suction Dredge
The problems of the submersible dredge tube are addressed by the subsurface dredge, where the enclosed sluice recovery tube is suspended from a flotation assembly...
Just because we have snow doesn’t mean we’re not going to prospect, we just have to change our direction and head more down towards the flat lands.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - How do I separate gold from broken glass? • Ask The Experts - Can I get some tips on filing a mining claim? • Ask The Experts - Metal detector discrimination can be beneficial • Ask The Experts - Can I crush ore on my BLM claim and still be a small miner? • 21st Century American Gold Rush: Rare Earth Elements • Exceptions to the Rules: Re-Thinking Prospecting Rules of Thumb • Prospecting The East Fork San Gabriel Canyon, Southern California • Hit the Slopes to Find More Gold • Sixteen to One Gold Mine: Unique Challenges and Potential Rewards - Pt I • What About Palladium? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • PLP Update: A Huge Win for Miners